Turning natural methane seeps into useable energy

A project on the North Slope is offering promise as a potential source for localized energy supplies. Katey Walter, an assistant professor at UAF, has been studying natural methane seeps on the North Slope. She says farmers in the Netherlands have harnessed methane from their cow yard manure to power and heat their farm homes for decades.

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage

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